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Wayne L. Davis

Wayne Livingston Davis, 87, Corydon, died Sunday, May 27, 2012, at his home.
Born June 3, 1924, in Eldorado, Ill., he was the son of the late Robbie Isaac and Epsie Pearl Jacobs Davis.
He retired as a machinist from Henry Vogt Machine Co. after 33 years then continued with a career in farming and was a member of Unity Chapel United Methodist Church near Ramsey.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by five siblings, Virginia Terrell, Ruby Toler, Norma Bye, Weldon Davis and Earl Davis, who died in infancy.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, the former Delora Esther Walters; four children, Brent, Richard and Roger Davis and Brenda Lashbrook; four siblings, Wilma Hammond, Carole Gaither, Paul Davis and Linda Summers; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, May 30, from 2 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, May 31, after 8 a.m. at Swarens Funeral Home in Ramsey.
Funeral: Thursday, May 31, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Woods Chapel Cemetery at Ramsey.